LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Advisory Watch: December 19th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: December 12th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Mandrake SNF: 'apache' Remote DoS vulnerability Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
Mandrake A patched version of Apache is currently available for Single Network Firewall 7.2, with patched versions of Apache soon to be available for the other supported Mandrake Linux versions.

______________________________________________________________________

                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
______________________________________________________________________

Package name:           apache
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2002:039
Date:                   June 20th, 2002
Affected versions:      7.1, 7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, Corporate Server 1.0.1,
                        Single Network Firewall 7.2
______________________________________________________________________

Problem Description:

 A Denial of Service attack was discovered by Mark Litchfield in the
 Apache webserver.  As well, while investigating this problem, the
 Apache Software Foundation discovered that the code for handling
 invalid requests that use chunked encoding may also allow arbitrary
 code to be executed on 64bit architectures.

 All versions of Apache prior to 1.3.26 and 2.0.37 are vulnerable to
 this problem.  A patched version of Apache is currently available for
 Single Network Firewall 7.2, with patched versions of Apache soon to
 be available for the other supported Mandrake Linux versions.
______________________________________________________________________

References:

  http://httpd.apache.org/info/security_bulletin_20020617.txt
______________________________________________________________________

Updated Packages:

 Single Network Firewall 7.2:
 24f79880c17c12b1a0106c210e46ec9e  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-1.3.20-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 2b8d3b2b0430b78a49fe172e72e7b5a1  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-common-1.3.20-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 d104f95454b1d28035db97df19a6460b  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-devel-1.3.20-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 7180b8f52e477f89a68bc27a220d3ab2  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-manual-1.3.20-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 d9768de21cd57c828deaa36c63839ba0  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-mod_perl-1.3.20_1.24-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 44f05723dc7d10eb6e5590e34b21ce9a  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-mod_perl-devel-1.3.20_1.24-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 dc20b172adaa53806cc055b1f8ffe50a  snf7.2/RPMS/apache-suexec-1.3.20-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 49e9f481c8cc83fff20309e0f24add2e  snf7.2/RPMS/HTML-Embperl-1.3b6-5.1mdk.i586.rpm
 5be9ae334cabbd773f43719f2d54853f  snf7.2/SRPMS/apache-1.3.20-5.1mdk.src.rpm
______________________________________________________________________

Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):


______________________________________________________________________

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one 
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".  A list of
FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig 

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

  https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to 
update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
______________________________________________________________________

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security@linux-mandrake.com>


 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Report: U.S. planning “proportional response” to Sony hack, blamed on North Korea
Heartbleed, Shellshock, Tor and more: The 13 biggest security stories of 2014
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.